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Ellie Child
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kaysville, UT
High School: Davis HS
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javascript: goPtp('PH/PHHMGZDPZSKNXXC.20141112194657.jpg','Ellie Child at Big Sky cross country championships','Weber State','/pics33/200/PH/PHHMGZDPZSKNXXC.20141112194657.jpg','/pics33/0/PH/PHHMGZDPZSKNXXC.20141112194657.jpg','')
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Child Photos

2017 Indoor
Won the Big Sky title in the 5,000 meters at the Big Sky Championships in Pocatello...Posted a time of 16:56.66 to win the 5K...Also finished third in the 3,000 meters at the conference meet to earn All-Conference honors...Had a seasonal best time of 16:19.48 in the 5,000 meters at the Washington Husky Invitational, which ranks as the third fastest in Weber State history...Earned Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors in Elementary Education.

2016 Cross Country
Won the Big Sky title as a senior at the conference championships in Moscow, Idaho...Posted a time of 17:13.7 on the 5K course to win the title by nine seconds...Became the fifth athlete in Weber State history to win the individual title at the cross country championships...Helped the Wildcats to a second place team finish...Was also WSU's top runner at the NCAA Mountain Region meet, finishing ninth overall and advanced to the NCAA Championships...Finished 101st overall at the NCAA meet, posting a time of 20:50.8 on the 6K course...Finished second overall at the Montana State meet in September, the first meet of the season...Earned Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors in Elementary Education.

2016 Outdoor
Finished second in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Big Sky Championships...Posted a time of 10:39.18 in the event...Also earned All-Conference honors in the 5,000 meters by finishing third overall with a time of 17:07.72...Competed in the NCAA West Region meet in the steeplechase.

2016 Indoor
Won the 3,000 meters and finished second in the 5,000 meters at the Big Sky Championships.

2015 Cross Country
Competed in the NCAA National Meet... Placed sixth in the Mountain Region Championships... Finished second at the Big Sky Championship, helping the Wildcats to the team title.

2015 Outdoor
Placed 27th in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the West Preliminary Round in a time of 10:38.65… Placed fifth at the Big Sky Championships in both the 3,000 meter steeplechase and 5,000 meters… Ran the ninth-fastest 5,000 meters in school history at the Mt. Sac Relays in a time of 16:45.12… Ran the 10th fastest 3,000 meter steeplechase in school history at the Payton Jordan Invitational in a time of 10:25.58.

2015 Indoor
Earned All-Conference honors by placing second in the 3,000 meters… Was part of the winning Distance Medley Relay team at the Big Sky Championships… Ran the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 3,000 meters at the UW Husky Classic with a time of 9:33.52… That was the fastest time by any Wildcat in that event.

2014 Cross Country
Placed 27th at the NCAA Mountain Region cross country championships covering the 6,000 meter course in 22:03.5… Earned All-Conference honors by placing seventh at the Big Sky championships covering the 5,000 meter course in 17:29.0.

2014 Outdoor
Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 11:13.96...Placed eleventh in the event at the Big Sky meet... Ran a personal best time of 4:48.54 in the 1,500 meter run.

2014 Indoor
Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the mile run with a time of 4:56.94...Placed ninth in the event at the Big Sky meet...Also qualified for the Big Sky meet as part of the Distance Medley Relay team...The team placed eighth with Ellie running the first leg of the race...Recorded the fourth-best time on the team in the 800 meter run at 2:16.04.

2013 Cross Country
Finished 106th at the NCAA Mountain Region cross country championships covering the 6,000 meter course in 22:48.3... Finished 63rd at the Big Sky cross country championships covering the 3-mile course in 18:44.

Quick Facts
Lettered four times for track and field, four times for soccer and once in cross country at Davis High School in Kaysville, Utah...Won the 4x800 New Balance National Championship...Earned all-state honors 11 times in track and cross country.

Personal
Daughter of Dustin and Caron Child...Three brothers, Colby, Connor and Jackson...Majoring in Art with an emphasis in Photography...Hopes to become a National Geographic Photographer.

Weber State Track and Field


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